US spied on Google, Brazil oil firm Petrobras: Report
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The National Security Agency's spying targeted the private computer networks of Google, a company that facilitates most of the world's international bank transfers and Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a Brazilian TV report said on Sunday night.
There were no details in Globo TV's report about what information the NSA may have obtained.
All three companies are included in what the report said is an NSA training manual for new agents on how to target the private computer networks of big companies. They are Google, Petrobras, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial TelBC-EU-Italy-Syria-Kidnapping, 1st Ld-Writethru,357 Italian reporter abducted in Syria is freed Eds: Updates throughout with details.
ROME (AP) - An Italian war reporter and a Belgian writer who were kidnapped in Syria in April were freed on Sunday, the Italian government said.